Nacho Monreal has been named in Arsenal's squad to face Stoke City tomorrow and the left-back could make his Premier League debut against the Potters.
Francis Coquelin remains on the sidelines with a hamstring complaint.
Gervinho is still away with the Ivory Coast at the Africa Cup of Nations.
Monreal, 26, moved to the Emirates Stadium from Malaga on deadline day.
Provisional squad: Szczesny, Monreal, Vermaelen, Mertesacker, Sagna, Podolski, Cazorla, Ramsey, Wilshere, Walcott, Giroud, Mannone, Koscielny, Santos, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Diaby, Jenkinson, Rosicky